Social Media Age Restrictions - Be in the Know

Social Media Age Restrictions - Be in the Know
his useful inforgram gives the age restrictions for each social media platform according to their terms of service. Knowing the age restrictions can help you manage how you are using social media as a learning tool within school. Read More...

Be Inspired by Pinterest

Be Inspired by Pinterest
Increasingly, learning is happening online, so it’s no surprise that bulletins boards have also moved online. Enter Pinterest. Read More...

Are your WhatsApp Settings Private?

Are your WhatsApp Settings Private?
Like many social media sites, WhatsApp sets your default privacy settings to public but you can easily change that. The process varied only slightly between different mobile devices. Read More...

How Private is your Instagram Profile?

How Private is your Instagram Profile?
Instagram privacy settings aren't quite as robust as Facebook. However, there's plenty you can do to control your visibility. You can only change your privacy settings using your mobile device. Read on to find out how. Read More...

10 Really Useful Apps for Teachers

10 Really Useful Apps for Teachers
Schools can have a bit of a love/hate relationship with digital technology but there are hundreds of apps that aim to make a teacher’s life easier. Take a look at these 10 apps that we think can help you both in and outside of the classroom. Read More...

Is your Facebook Profile Set to Private?

Is your Facebook Profile Set to Private?
By changing your Facebook settings, you can avoid issues while still connecting with friends, family and even students online. Using social media appropriately to interact with students can be a powerful way to connect with them. Read More...

iRights Initiative

iRights Initiative
Learn about a new initiative which seeks to make the digital world a more transparent and empowering place for young people. Read More...

Why don't you use Twitter?

Why don't you use Twitter?
Our aim was simple: to share a video we had shown in that day’s assembly; and it worked! The next day we had pupils telling us that they had shown the video to their parents. As these things tend to do, it grew. While conducting lesson observations, I tweet about the great practice I’m seeing; I get pupils bringing me their work and I tweet it under #purplepenwork so that parents and the wider community can also share in their children’s success; I tweet on school visits so that parents know their children are enjoying themselves (and more importantly, when the coach is going to be late back!) Read More...
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